Next Meeting of Working Group on Political Prisoners Took Place in OSCE Baku Office

Society Materials 4 December 2006 18:56 (UTC +04:00)

The next meeting of the Working Group on Political Prisoners was held on 4 December in the OSCE Baku Office, the Head of the Press & Information Policy Department of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry, Tahir Tagizade.

Tagizade stressed that during the meeting, views were exchanged within this subject and several names were discussed including those on the list of people considered to be political prisoners. In addition, they expressed their attitude towards the recent Pardon Order. Tagizade also said that several names presented by the law-protectors were taken into consideration and the representatives of the relevant State Bodies of Azerbaijan such as the President Administration, Parliament, Ministry of Justice the Interior Ministry and Prosecutors will engage in this issue.